August 1, 2020
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5 Tips for Staying Fit in College

Whether you’re heading to college for the first time or returning after a summer at home, you’re probably excited to get back to campus life. But […]
June 1, 2020
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6 Ways for Kids to Stay Healthy

Eating well and exercising as a kid shouldn’t be boring. There are plenty of fun ways for your child to learn a new sport or find […]
May 1, 2020
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5 Benefits of Going to a Group Fitness Class (Even If It’s Online!)

Whether you’ve just joined your local gym or been a member for years, you may not have tried a group fitness class yet. Maybe you’re used […]
April 1, 2020
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5 Reasons Why Your Kids Should Play Sports

If you’re a parent, you may be thinking about getting your child involved in sports. This is a great form of activity for kids, as well […]
March 19, 2020
Stay healthy and keep up on your fitness journey at the Y with five ways to prevent spreading germs.

Five Ways to Prevent Spreading Germs

Germs are everywhere! Unfortunately, it’s impossible to completely avoid germs, but there are ways you can prevent the spread. The best way you can protect yourself […]
March 1, 2020
Woman strength training and squatting with a barbell

5 FAQs about Strength Training

Whether you’re a fitness rookie or a cardio lover, the thought of strength training might be a little daunting. That’s especially true if you’re surrounded by […]
February 5, 2020
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The Best 5 Aquatics Classes for Seniors

If you’re a senior, you may be wondering which workouts are best for you. Your local YMCA is a great place for people of all ages […]
January 3, 2020
Here are the seven gym etiquette rules to follow at the Lafayette Family YMCA.

7 Gym Etiquette Rules You Should Follow

Whether you’re a frequent gym-goer or you just started working out at your local community center, there are a few do’s and don’ts you’re probably aware […]
September 4, 2019
Couple enjoying new ways to exercise in the fall.

Seven Ways to Exercise in the Fall

Indiana’s fresh, cool fall is ideal for a heart-pumping workout. The cool temperatures are a great way to keep you alert and your body temperature cooler, […]
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